WorldCat Identities

Vaughan, Larry

Works: 2 works in 8 publications in 1 language and 137 library holdings
Classifications: LB1028.5, 370.285425
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Larry Vaughan
Evaluation of educational software : a guide to guides by Nancy Baker, Ed Jones( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide suggests processes for making informed software selection, describes several prominent software evaluation models, raises key issues in the software selection process, and provides information on a variety of print and organizational resources. The first section, featuring an article by Henry F. Olds, Jr., "Evaluating the Evaluation Schemes," presents several key principles for educators to consider in software evaluation. The second section contains brief summaries of ten software evaluation models from organizations representing both non-profit, cooperative systems, and private companies: (1) MicroSIFT (Microcomputer Software and Information for Teachers); (2) epie (Educational Products Information Exchange) and Consumers Union; (3) "School Microware Reviews"; (4)"Courseware Report Card"; (5) Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (mecc); (6) softswap (San Mateo Educational Resources Center); (7) conduit; (8) National Council of Teachers of Mathematics; (9) Scholastic Book Services; and (10) "Electronic Learning." Several of the summaries describe overall strategies for software evaluation, procedures, criteria, and rating systems. The third section includes sample software reviews that show the results of applying criteria and ratings on various dimensions of educational software. The final section provides several resource lists focusing on various aspects of software availability and evaluation. The listings include books, journal articles, periodicals, directories, and other resources. (Lmm)
Computers in the classroom : experiences teaching with flexible tools( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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